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Miscanthus floridulus /Pacific Island Silver Grass

Miscanthus floridulus    / Miscanthus floridulus
Upright growing ornamental grass
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Upright growing ornamental grass

A large established clump

Foliage is spring

A close view showing silvery midrib of leaf

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Scientific Name: Miscanthus floridulus
Common Name: Pacific Island Silver Grass
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Fall, Winter
Flower color: White, Red
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: A large growing ornamental grass often reaching a heigth of 15 feet. Leaves, to 3 feet, are green with silvery midrib. Leaves start droping in late summer and in winter the bare, vertical-shaped stems adds interest to the winter landscape. Flowers, are grayish-white at first, change to a reddish-tan as they age. Can be used as a specimen or in screens.